US Engineering Business Manager

Company Name:
MacTaggart Scott America
Position Type:
This job can be based anywhere on the East Coast.
MacTaggart Scott is a privately owned Scottish engineering company established in 1898, with a head office based near the beautiful city of Edinburgh, Scotland. With over 100 years in business and satisfied customers in 60 countries worldwide, the quality and reliability of our products make them preferred by many navies. MacTaggart Scott supports the Naval Defence and Marine industries, providing complete solutions to customer needs from analysis of initial customer requirements, innovative design and in-house manufacture through to commissioning and through life support.
Continued worldwide growth and strong order book is underpinned by the following core values:
oCustomers & Markets - forging long term, successful relationships with customers throughout the world.
oInnovative Design - delivering competitive advantage through technical expertise and product innovation.
oManaging Projects - through on time, on budget, low risk delivery of quality products and services.
oQuality Excellence - consistently delivering quality products and services in everything that we do.
oCulture & Skills - developing, challenging and rewarding the individuals and teams that are part of MacTaggart Scott.
We have an excellent opportunity for a
degree qualified experienced Mechanical/Electrical Design Engineer
to provide technical support to existing customers and look to
develop new business opportunities
within the US military community, especially the
US Navy
. This role will report into our Business Development Manager at our UK headquarters and it's expected to progressively take responsibility for all US technical support, sales and marketing activities working with our US Office in Washington DC. This is a great opportunity to be part of the WORLDWIDE Naval Defence and Marine Market!
The ideal candidate for this key role will be a US citizen and have experience of working within the US Navy's defence sector with knowledge of prime contractors and procurement processes. Knowledge and experience in mechanical/electrical engineered systems and naval defence products plus the ability to interact with engineers and senior military capability sponsors is key. Most of all the ability and experience to continue to develop the business based on the Company's engineering strengths and world class engineered products in the naval defence markets.
In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Due to the nature of the work associated with this post, the successful candidate may be subject to background checking for national security clearance.
If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience and meet the criteria above please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter stating your current salary/salary expectations

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